A Survey USA poll released Monday shows Deal in a double digit lead over Roy Barnes.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says Republican gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal has run into financial trouble after backing a failed business venture by one of his daughters and her husband.
A statewide coalition of business and medical groups is launching television ads in support of a November ballot measure that would increase car tag fees. The ads push a state constitutional amendment that if passed, would raise car tag fees by $10 a year to pay for a statewide trauma care network.
Eric Gray says Georgia’s Democratic Party is using a new strategy, setting up 10 field offices around the state.
Nurses took to the streets today in Augusta to protest working conditions at the city’s Veteran's hospital. They say there aren’t enough nurses to properly care for veterans.
Special Council On Tax Reform and Fairness holding meetings this week. Group charged with re-working Georgia's tax code. Group wants comments from business and citizens.
This November voters will be asked to approve a $10 car tag fee for trauma care. There’s worry that the current political climate could derail what advocates say is a much needed cash infusion.
State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh has been fined $2,500 to settle accusations that he violated Georgia's campaign finance rules. Commission investigators said campaign disclosure forms from the Sharpsburg Republican seemed to show that he repaid himself $21,000 more than he loaned his campaign.
Food safety is a top priority of the three candidates for Agriculture Commissioner. Libertarian Kevin Cherry, Democrat J.B. Powell, and Republican Gary Black each want to inherit the post held by Tommy Irvin for 40 years. The candidates met at a forum this week held by Georgia Organics. And they all want to get more Georgia-grown food … to Georgians.
The state is revising its water permits for a coal plant proposed for middle Georgia. The move comes after a judge rejected them last month.